self-admiration


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A little self-help and self-admiration is required.
She also said that one should work-out, and give oneself a daily dose of self-admiration and praise every morning, by telling "I am the best and nobody is as pretty as I am, which will boost ones self-confidence." ( ANI )
There were some chaps who were clearly on some sort of narcissistic self-admiration trip; they spent more time examining themselves in large mirrors than actually exercising.
Self-admiration aside, there was serious subject matter on hand too: "Manufacturing will be yesterday if what we do is yesterday's manufacturing," he opined, praising the high-tech engineering of Rolls-Royce and Airbus.
NPD suffers are incredibly self-absorbed, have an excessive fascination with themselves, insensitive and their focus on the self and self-admiration is taken to an extreme.
Between his hearty cornball laugh, his stoic delivery of shameful dialogue and the way he carries himself around in endless self-admiration, the actor invents a persona that, like Sellers' Inspector Clouseau, is a continual joy to watch.
"God has not been preparing the English-speaking and Teutonic peoples," declared Senator Beveridge of Indiana, "for a thousand years of nothing but vain and idle self-contemplation and self-admiration. He has made us the master organizers of the world to establish system where chaos reigns....
He professes a sincere love for retyping, both the process ("I was trained as a sculptor, and moving the text from one place to another became as physical and as sexy as, say, carving stone") and, in a bit of Stein-like self-admiration, the result: "After it was finished, it became clear that the daily newspaper--or in this case Day--is really a great novel, filled with stories of love, jealousy, murder, competition, sex, passion, and so forth.
She'll find support for her case among the Amish-Mennonites of Kentucky, who consider photos a symbol of self-admiration and pride and also have refused to sit for license shots.
ON celebrating his 50th birthday the prime minister continued to dodge accusations of self-admiration. Indeed, just after new year, during his Egypt visit, it was rumoured that Tony Blair had his picture taken next to the pyramids.
Using the words "gaunt" and "geeky" to describe herself, Ehrenreich attempts to throw off the self-admiration of being five-feet, seven-inches and 118 pounds, yet she knows as well as anyone that such a figure is lusted after by many American women.

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